Chinese culture, social work education and research

Ko Ling Chan, Cecilia L.W. Chan

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In the development of indigenous social work knowledge in China, the power relationship between teacher and student can act as a barrier to the development of scientific knowledge and practice research. Social work education and practice research in Chinese societies should focus on the empowerment of social work students, methodological pluralism and the development of a culturally specific practice research model.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)381-389+494
JournalInternational Social Work
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2005 Jul

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Social Sciences (miscellaneous)
  • Sociology and Political Science


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